In Napalm & Silly Putty, George Carlin, the thinking person’s comic, offers a hilarious new collection of razor-sharp observations on God, language, death, pets. More Napalm and Silly Putty has ratings and 27 reviews. Steven said: This is a hellarious commentary on American life looked at side ways by George C. Politically incorrect comic and Grammy winner Carlin has shown no signs of George Carlin, Author NAPALM AND SILLY PUTTY George $ (p) ISBN .
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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Sure, his language is offensive to some people, and despite not using this kind of language myself, I still couldn’t help, but to find his writing entertaining. Mar 20, Son Tung rated it really liked it. Good for getting a laugh and for taking a break from novels that actually have a story.
I really enjoyed Carlin’s expose on the camcorder. There is no better way to read this content than by letting the author read it to you.
Would his jokes be equally funny when they were written down and not performed? I think Carlin is best geoge one to two sentences at a time. He knew the true nature of humanity – we are such evil, vicious bastards that we would invent something as destructive and painful as napalm, but at the same time we can create something whose sole purpose is to bring whimsy into our lives – silly putty.
Napalm & Silly Putty by George Carlin
You’ll learn what Carlin thinks of saving the planet, his suggestion for revamping the prison system, and why he prays andd Joe Pesci. And he does so in ways that are often raunchy and always riotous. I particularly love – and support – his religion rant. It makes me want to engage in a involuntary personal protein spill”. There’s no reason to be optimistic, but you have to laugh. Some of it is just thrown out there to see what bites and move on. One of my sillg comedians and I wish I would have liked this more but honestly, I found some of the jokes to be corny and just not something I would have included in this book.
If it’s legal, what’s the problem? Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Learn more about Amazon Prime. He can do an extended bit too, most memorably the transcript of Jesus on a talk show plugging his new tell-all memoir about gsorge Trinity, Three’s a Crowd.
Life is brutal like napalm, but Carlin’s philosophy was to sit back and laugh at all the idiots the same way you do with silly putty. No, viruses, mold, mildew, maggots, fungus, weeds, E.
That being said, if you are a Carlin fan you must have this book. This probably isn’t the best work he’s done, but I think it’s awesome nonetheless.
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Carlin, there is a fair share of obscene language, religious satire, and other possibly offensive subject matter. Pacifica Foundationin which George Denis Patrick Carlin was a Grammy-winning American stand-up comedian, actor, author, and philosopher.
Carlin is known for being outspoken on very controversial subject, least of which is religion. Most sentences in the book coul.
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Audie Award for Humor A hilarious new collection of razor-sharp observations from the New York Times bestselling author of Brain Droppings. A disciple of Lenny Bruce, he placed second on the Comedy Central cable television network list of the 10 greatest stand-up comedians, ahead of Bruce and behind Richard Pryor.
Most sentences in the book could be lifted out to stand alone and provoke deep thought: One must also be aware that Carlin uses language that can be very offensive to many people.
Again, what made Carlin so funny was his presence on stage and his rapid fire delivery about his perception of the world. It reads well this way.
I’m a latecomer to Carlin but, like most great artists, sometimes you don’t appreciate something until it is gone. I am a bigger fan of his more thought out opinions when he really breaks down the absurdity of whatever it is that he’s talking about. I suppose a new reader curious of the Carlin mystique would appreciate the printed cynicism that made Carlin great on stage, but this book and others like it really don’t reflect the true genius that Carlin exhibited as a touring humorist.
For the age that he seems to be I am surprised that his mother didn’t keep a mountain of soap for just washing his mouth out. To appreciate the humor, I also found it helpful to really have Carlin’s voice and delivery style in your head watch a recent HBO special to get familiar with it.